A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Sukadana in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 05:58:12 / October 18, 2019 @ 5:58 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:58:12 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 245.23 km (152 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vaw. Id of event: us70005vaw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 115.6172 East, latitude -7.9343 South, depth = 245.23 km.
The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Denpasar (c. 405 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Singaraja (c. 133 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Banjar (c. 89 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tabanan (c. 33 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Denpasar, Mataram, Tabanan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 33 km NNE of Sukadana, Indonesia.
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